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A banker asked us: Why is there an English language clause in Québec documents and when is this clause mandatory?

Canada - March 30 2017 Q: We often see an English language clause in commercial documents when dealing with parties from Québec. Why is this clause included in those…

Marie-France Béland.

A client asked us: Aircraft financing — the mandatory declaration under the Cape Town Convention and its impact on secured creditors

Canada - September 28 2017 We heard that a Contacting State can and shall make declarations with respect to certain articles of the Cape Town Convention at the time of…

Marie-France Béland.

A banker asked us: Does the Cape Town Convention affect pre-existing rights and interests or their priorities in Canada?

Canada, South Africa - June 26 2017 We've heard about the expiration of the “grandfather clause” (in French, clause grand-père) in the Cape Town Convention, whereby pre-existing…

Marie-France Béland.

Canada and Hong Kong FIPA signed: A boost to the bilateral business relation

Canada, Hong Kong - February 18 2016 The Canadian minister of international trade and the secretary for commerce and economic development of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region…

Pierre Lissoir.

Seeking capital for your business? New pathways open in Canada with the adoption of start-up crowdfunding registration and prospectus exemptions

Canada - May 25 2015 The long awaited start-up crowdfunding exemptions have now been adopted in six Canadian provinces. As of May 14, 2015, the substantially harmonized…

W. Ian Palm, Martine Guimond.